Xilinx and Continental announce 4D radar
Ten times more raw data power
Radar has become a crucial part of new car design, and Xilinx is the leader in this market. Together with Tier 1 OEM manufacturer Continental, Xilinx announced the new Advanced Radar Sensor (ARS) 540 with the Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC platform.
BMW EVP talks to us about 5G, level 2+, Lidar, V2X and HD maps
Automotive connected Vision powered by Qualcomm
It is not every day that you get to meet the Executive Vice President of BMW, Dr. Christoph Grote and the President of Qualcomm QTI, Cristiano Amon. People following our work do know that we meet Cristiano, but Dr. Grote shared a very insightful vision of connected and self-driving vision at BMW.
Xilinx has majority of LiDAR market
Essential for Level 4 / 5 self driving
Xilinx is not a name that you associate that much with the automotive industry, but these guys actually play in most of the self driving and other automotive markets.
Apple man in Tesla's self-driving car seat
Pete Bannon takes Keller's driving wheel
Now that Jim Keller left Tesla for Intel, the new chap in control of Tesla's self-driving car is former PA Semi and Apple apostate Pete Bannon.
Nvidia announces Automotive SoC Orin
Gives little to none details
Nvidia’s CEO, the man known for his two hour plus keynotes that tend to become even longer, has announced the company's next generation automotive chip codenamed Orin. Nvidia gave few details about the chip but did mention it is expected to perform similarly to Pegasus.
Nvidia Pegasus to sample in Q3 2018
Professor Xavier sampling now
The automotive industry is very slow to adopt technology and traditionally the life cycle of a car is six years. Every third year the car gets a facelift improvement but generally every six years you can expect a totally new platform. With that in mind, Nvidia Drive Xavier and Pegasus won’t go into production before 2019.
Nvidia announces self driving Pegasus
Level 5, fully autonomous robotaxi
Not even a full year after it announced the Drive PX 2 , Nvidia has just announced a much more powerful self driving platform that is targeting robo-taxies or the world, in other words companies like Uber, Lift and the like.